Staff - The Weeks Ahead

We hope you enjoyed Essential BU and are getting settled in your new role at Baylor! Please refer to the information below for additional details that will help set you up for success.

If you require assistance, please email for a virtual appointment.

In This Guide

Steps for Success in Month One

Review and enroll in your selected benefits before the end of your first 30 days via BenefitfocusTM. If you need to enroll in benefits for the 2021 year, please email

Review Baylor University Policies.

Understand Baylor’s compensation philosophy.

Compliance Training

Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, & Sexual Violence

As a part of Baylor's commitment to developing a caring campus community, all faculty and staff are required annually to complete the Intersections: Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, & Sexual Violence online course in Ignite during Fall 2020. You can read more about Baylor's Title IX policy and the role of faculty and staff members here.

Occupational Safety and Health

You will receive an email from the OSHA Manager with information for required training and about the RiskAnalytics/RiskTool system. The vendor for the computer-based training is RiskAnalytics/RiskTool. Once enrolled in the training system you will receive a welcome email from RiskTool to establish a password. After the welcome email, you will receive additional emails for each training module that you are assigned to complete (These emails are not spam).

The training modules selected for each employee are part of the Occupational Safety and Health’s (OSHA) safety compliance initiative for the University. New hires are enrolled in the programs soon after the start of their employment with the university,. These modules must be completed within two weeks of the assignment date.

More information is available on the Environmental Health & Safety website.

Succeeding in the Weeks Ahead

We hope you find success in all stages of your career at Baylor. Whether you are returning to work on campus after time away, or this is your first time putting on the green and gold, we hope that Baylor feels like home. There are many resources available to help you develop professionally and personally. 

Tools for Professional and Personal Development
Creating a Bi-Weekly Employee Timecard in Ignite
Be Part of the Baylor Family

    Attend Baylor athletic events, visit the Mayborn Museum, exercise at the Student Life Center (SLC), enjoy a performance by Baylor Theatre students, engage with Baylor Traditions, walk the bear trail around campus, spend some time on the Brazos river and rent equipment at the Baylor marina, visit the bear habitat on campus, get some Baylor spirit gear at the bookstore, and participate in the Waco community.